Destruction of palaeontological sites

Other Names:
Irresponsible collection of fossils
Fossil remains may be lost through natural erosion, through destruction of sites by development, or through inappropriate collection procedures, including those for commercial purposes.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
11.04.1997 – 00:00 CEST